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Michael Sven Meier was born 1992 in Erlangen, Germany. After graduating his studies in Fine Arts in Nürnberg, Vienna and Berlin, he is now pursuing his Master’s degree in Media Studies at the Humboldt University of Berlin. Since 2016 he is a scholar of the German National Academic Foundation („Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes“). He lives and works in Berlin.

education

2019 – now Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Media Studies (M.A.)
2013 – 2018 Akademie der Bildenden Künste Nürnberg, Fine Arts, Prof. Heike Baranowsky
2017 – 2018 Universität der Künste Berlin, Art and Media
2016 – 2017 Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, Contextual Painting, Prof. Ashley Hans Scheirl
2016 – 2017 Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien, Art Theory, Prof. Dr. Helmut Draxler

shows

2019/07 „Aperto“, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Villa Sucota, Como, Italy (group show, guest curator Kasper König)
2018/10 „Un_Becoming“, SomoS, Berlin (group show)
2018/10 „A relatively simple ritual“, Absolvent_Innen Ausstellung, Pavillon 19, Akademie der Bildenden Künste Nürnberg (solo show, catalogue)
2017/12 „Current Situation“, Zwinglikirche, Berlin (group show)
2016/07 „stand by/e“, Edel Extra, Nürnberg (solo show)
2015/07 „There Must Be Something“, Nürnberg (group show)
2014/12 „Violet“, Nürnberg Central Station (solo show)
2014/08 „areal17“, Freiraumgalerie Halle (Saale) (group show, catalogue)
2014/05 „Die offene Seite“, Wiensowski & Harbord Berlin (group show, artist’s edition)

prizes and scholarships

2019/02 Residency XXV CSAV – Artist Research Laboratory, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, Italy (Nora Schultz, Ei Arakawa, Kasper König)
2018/06 Shortlist German Federal Prize for Art Students („Bundespreis für Kunststudierende“), Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung
2016/10 Study-abroad scholarship for the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
2016/10 Erasmus+ scholarship for the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
2016/04 Scholarship of Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (juried by Ulf Aminde, Tatjana Doll, Elger Esser, Jeanne Faust, Tamara Grcic, Marcel Odenbach, Nasan Tur)
2015/07 Class Prize of Akademie der Bildenden Künste Nürnberg

texts

2018/10 Absolvent_Innen, Akademie der Bildenden Künste Nürnberg
2018/10 Benita Böhm: Academy in Space, gallerytalk.net, October 19
2017/01 The Catastrophic Body. in: Crisis As Form. Die Angewandte, Wien. Extracts re-published In: Springerin – Hefte für Gegenwartskunst, Issue 2/2017, Wien
2016/07 After the Anteroom. Artist’s book. Self-published, Nürnberg
2016/07 Eleonora Meinhardt: Nürnberger Kunstgriff, gallerytalk.net, July 29